November 12, 2019


The Ontario Convention Center


Connect Media


CRE Industry Professionals

Inland Empire, We’re Back Again!

New opportunities across the region. Development driving to the furthest reaches. Rapidly growing population and employment across multiple sectors. The future of a growing and well-connected region. Join us for an afternoon of informative panels, networking and cocktails.

Connect Inland Empire

Tuesday, November 12, 2019



The Ontario Convention Center

2000 E Convention Ctr. Way

Ontario, CA 91764


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Presented by:

Connect Media

Event Speakers / Connect with Our All-Stars

To Be Announced

Featured Speakers

Vice Chairman, Managing Director

Darla Longo, a top producing and

David S. Burback

Kidder Mathews

Senior Vice President, Managing Broker

David has been active in

Bradley Gates

City of Ontario

Business Operations Director

Bradley Gates is the Business Operations Director

Managing Director

Ian is the Managing Director of the Ontario

Ken Fields

Greenberg Glusker


Ken Fields' practice involves all aspects of real estate

Christopher Kennedy

City of Chino

Economic Development Manager

Chris Kennedy is responsible for business attraction

Mike Lee

City of Moreno Valley

Economic Development Director

Mike Lee serves as the Economic Development

Randall Lewis

Lewis Group of Companies


Randall Lewis oversees the sales and marketing operations of

Steve Bellitti

Colliers International

Sr. Executive Vice President

Steve Bellitti, a 30-year industry veteran,

Terry Thompson

County of San Bernardino

Director of Real Estate Services

Terry Thompson is responsible for

1:00pm – 1:20pm: Special Presentation: What’s Next!? What’s Happening in Washington and Sacramento and What It Means for Your Business


Jeff DeBoer

The Real Estate Roundtable

President & CEO

Jeff DeBoer has been at the forefront

Holly Neber

AEI Consultants


As CEO, Holly guides AEI’s culture and strategic plan.

1:20pm – 2:00pm: Buy, Build, Sell, or Hold: Investment & Development Insights


Marc Renard

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Vice Chairman

Marc D. Renard is Executive Vice Chairman

Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Bio to Follow

Jonathan Epstein

GreenOak Real Estate

Partner & Head of West Coast

Jonathan Epstein is a

Chris Rising

Rising Realty Partners


Christopher Rising manages the day-to-day business activities of Rising,

Russ Allegrette

Ocean West


Former President of Maguire Investments: responsible for the oversight

2:15pm – 3:05pm: Industry Leaders: A View from the Top


Regional President, Brokerage Southern California
President, SIOR Global

Robert G.

Barry S. Altshuler

Equity Residential

Executive Vice President - Investments

Barry S. Altshuler has been

Dirk Aulabaugh

Green Street Advisors

Managing Director, Advisory & Consulting

Dirk Aulabaugh is part of

Hessam Nadji

Marcus & Millichap

President and Chief Executive Officer

Hessam Nadji is president and

Co-Founder & CEO

Ryan is the co-founder and CEO of

Shawn Mobley

Cushman & Wakefield

Chief Executive Officer, Americas

As Chief Executive Officer, Americas, Shawn

3:20pm – 3:50pm: Opportunity Zones: Rock, Paper, Scissors.


Gary M. Tenzer

George Smith Partners


Mr. Tenzer is a Co-Founder of George Smith Partners.

Managing Director, Investments

Dan is a Managing Director on the

Erik C. Loomis

Cox Castle Nicholson


Erik C. Loomis is a tax partner in Cox

VP Portfolio Oversight

Mr. Bjorkman leads Portfolio Oversight for CIM's

3:50pm – 4:30pm: Can you Close?


James Han

Greenberg Glusker


James Han is a partner in the Greenberg Glusker

Geoff Arrobio

Walker & Dunlop

Senior Vice President | Capital Markets

Geoffrey Arrobio, senior vice

Jason Baker


Managing Director, Construction Real Estate

As Managing Director of CapitalSource’s

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Aussef is Chief Operating Officer of

Kevin Shannon

Newmark Knight Frank

Co-Head of U.S. Capital Markets

Kevin A. Shannon joined Newmark

4:30pm – 5:10pm: Los Angeles in Focus


Cody Cannon

Colliers International

Executive Managing Director

As executive managing director for Colliers International’s

Vice Chairman

Barbara Perrier has been with CBRE for 30

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

Dana is a Senior Vice

Parker Jones

John Hancock Real Estate

Director of Leasing West Coast

Bio to Follow

Lee Harris

Greystone & Co., Inc


Lee Harris is a Director with Greystone & Co.

Liane Takano

Related California Affordable

Director, Southern California Operations

As Director of Southern California Operations

Conference Schedule / Know the Details

To Be Announced

1:00pm – 1:25pm:

Registration and Networking

1:25pm – 1:30pm:

Opening Remarks

1:30pm - 2:00pm:

Economic Outlook: Taxes, Tariffs, Trade and What it Means for the Inland Empire

Hear from Economic Leadership on the issues of the day – taxes, trade, and tariffs and what it all means for Inland Empire real estate and the economy.

2:00pm - 2:45pm:

Industrial Development, Leasing, and Investment Sales

Hear from industrial developers and owners, brokers and power players on what is happening in the market, sale and lease rates, end user needs and where the competition is.

2:45pm – 3:00pm:

Networking Break

3:00pm - 3:45pm:

Economic Development: Attracting and Retaining Businesses and Residents

Economic development leaders will discuss luring businesses, developers and residents to the various reaches of the Inland Empire – what incentives are being given, how to develop communities where people want to live, work and play, and how to support and train an growing workforce.

3:45pm – 5:00pm:

The Future of the Inland Empire

Inland Empire legends will discuss the future of the Inland Empire- real estate, expansion, and a growing workforce, and what it all means for our industry.

5:00pm – 6:30pm:

Cocktail Reception

Event Sponsors / Industry Standouts

To Be Announced







Watson Land Company - Cocktail Sponsor


Freedom Financial Funds - Giveaway Sponsor



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